Sir Francis Owen Garbett Williams CBE was a British businessman, racing car driver, and the founder of the Williams Formula One team.
He was the team principal from its foundation in 1977 until 2020. During that period, the team won nine constructors’ championships and seven drivers’ championships.
Williams was born on April 16, 1942, in South Shields, United Kingdom.
Frank Williams Accident: How Did Sir Frank Williams End Up In A Wheelchair?
Williams was driving with team sponsorship manager Peter Windsor in a hired Ford Sierra 1600 family saloon car from the Paul Ricard Circuit to Nice Côte d’Azur Airport when he had an incident.
He used a wheelchair since the car accident in the South of France, on 8 March 1986, which rendered him tetraplegic.
When Did Frank Williams Die?
Williams was admitted to a hospital in Surrey on November 26, 2021, and died two days later, on the morning of November 28, at the age of 79.